Crown of "Wicker Tree" by Mike Helbing. The 28-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture of a tree was installed in Wicker Park's namesake park on Monday. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Wicker Park’s Newest Public Art: A Steel Tree Planted In A Grove Of Real Trees

One woman saw the $30,000 piece as a statement on nature and urbanization, while a man walking his dog said he'd rather see a real tree than a fake one.

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Wait, Are Two-Flats Only A Chicago Thing? Why These Uniquely Chicago Homes Have Thrived For A Century

Despite their history as affordable options for working families, two-flats are "in distress" as people convert them into single-family homes.

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The Silver Room Extending Its Stay In Wicker Park — As Long As The Community Supports It

Eric Williams will maintain The Silver Room's Wicker Park location -- so long as business flows.